Month: June 2012

An infographic to explain the future of . . . infographics!

The guy standing in the bottom right of this picture is Francesco Franchi, the Art Director of Italy’s much admired Il magazine. Fresh from his triumph at the SPD awards in New York City, Francesco was speaking last night at the EDO. Introduced by Mark Porter, this packed event took place inside the impossibly hip environs of Mother, […]

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People McConaughy Wedding cover

How People will remain the world’s biggest magazine

The celebrity news weekly market is as tough in the US as here in the UK, but People still totally dominates it. It’s the world’s biggest magazine, over 2 million subs and another million on newsstand, or thereabouts. They’re really going for it at the moment, with one wedding or baby shoot exclusive after another. […]

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PPA cover of the year 2012

Why did Sport win the PPA Cover of The Year?

Sport magazine picked up Cover of The Year at last night’s PPA awards in London, with this haunting portrait of Paul Gascoigne, taken by Jon Enoch. But as Roy Greenslade asked earlier this week in The Guardian, how do you judge a cover by a cover? As he suggested, is it really is a case of […]

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Stern Euros and and iphone

All you need is love, and the latest issue of Stern

Here is the latest issue of Stern, which I bought over the weekend in a Berlin U-Bahn station. The cover story (Rescue The Love) is all about couples therapy, which seems both urgent and appropriate given the way Germany and France are behaving toward each other right now. And even more so given that Berlin […]

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